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education. but as of now, the csu and uc boards could still raise student fees. >>> a new national study suggests the more money parents contribute to their children's college education the lower their grades. a sociology professor telling the "new york times" the effect is modest, not big enough to make the students fail out of college. but she said it is surprising because parents assume that more money they give the better the child will perform in school. >>> the feds are putting new rules in place aimed at protecting homeowners from companies that collect their monthly mortgage payment. the consumer financial protection bureau says today it will require those companies to provide clear monthly billing statements, give advance warnings about interest rate hikes, and actively work with the owners to avoid foreclosure. home foreclosures fell in 2012 compared to 2011. foreclosure alsoings firm realtytrac says about 671,000 american homes were repossessed by banks last year. that's down about 17% from the year before. >>> well, a bay area housing mar
an online education pilot program. the program is small for now offering only three classes, entry level math, elementary statistics and college algebra. but governor brown says it's a big step toward a new future for higher education. >> the goal is to empower more people and to reach out to our students so they can graduate quicker so they don't carry this big load of debt on their backs for the next 25 years. >> the program is unique because of its low price, $150 a course. anyone can take classes even students who are not enrolled at san jose state. >>> online classes are on the agenda for this morning's uc regents meeting in san francisco. the "chronicle" reports the uc system has spent more than $4 million on marketing its online courses to non-students. well, so far only 5 people have signed up. a total of 1700 students are taking advantage of the classes. >> need to market a little better i think. >> just a bit. >>> 4:50 now. facebook wants to change the way we search online. the social network unveiled graph search. it allows you to narrow y
published yesterday calls the original conclusions into question. it says differences in education, job history and other socio-economic factors may be more important. >>> coke says it's not to blame for getting people fat. the company launched a tv campaign yesterday laying out coke's record of offering low calorie drinks. the ad blames weight gain on consuming too many calories of any kind, not just soda. >>> a nine-week-old puppy in australia is saved by an unusual treatment involving vodka. >> i guess so. a dog just hours away from a fatal kidney failure after she licked antifreeze from a car part but a veterinarian came up with a cure, a vodka drip through the dog's nose. >> toxins in that called ethylene glycol are harmful to the kidneys so what we need to do is give them alcohol and we gave her vodka to mop up the toxins. >> flushing her to vodka to make her better. >> over two days she consumed over a third of the bottle and cleo is back to full health looking good. >> cute puppy. >> who knew vodka. >> i would have tried amaretto instead of
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